ELECTROPLATING

Electroplating

Coventya Announces New Staff

Randie Cistone joins as human resources manager, while Carrie Cotter takes over as customer service manager.

Electroplating

Arlington Plating Receives Fiat Chrysler Nickel-Chrome Plating on Steel Substrates Approval

Approval is for nickel-chrome plate steel substrate parts per FCA specification PS-50019 for parts that include bumpers, tow hooks, running boards and exhaust tips.

Electroplating

Bowman Expands Global Network

Company names three strategic global partners.

Anodizing

Cleaning, Pretreatment to Meet Medical Specs ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR820

Maximilian Kessler from SurTec explains new practices for industrial parts cleaning, metal pretreatment and decorative electroplating in the medical device industry.
#asktheexpert #medical

Liquid Coating

Finishing Index Makes Progress Back Toward ‘50’

August Finishing Index is 48.2, indicating that overall business conditions contracted for a second month, but at a slower rate than previously recorded.
#economics

Electroplating

It’s Not Always the Seal Tank

When testing anodized aluminum for quality, poor anodize conditions result in weakened coatings and AAMA 611 test failures.

Electroplating

A Conversation With Brad Durkin, Coventya

Brad Durkin is director of international product management for Coventya, and the chairperson of the SUR/FIN Technical Advisory Committee that puts together the conference sessions each summer.
#management #surfin #leadership

Anodizing

Fixing Excessive Brightener Consumption From Dull Work In Alkaline Non-Cyanide Zinc

Although great strides have been made over the last 30 years in the development of alkaline non-cyanide zinc processes, Asterion’s Graham Torr says not all “modern” systems are created equal.
#asktheexpert

Anodizing

Finishing Fluids for 3D Printed Parts

Choosing the correct binder jetting finishing fluids plays a key role in the success of 3D-printed products.

Anodizing

Products Finishing Top Shops Executive Summit Planned for 2020

Owners and managers of plating, liquid and powder coatings shops to converge at singular conference to share best practices in peer-to-peer setting.
#marketing